We’ve rounded up ten of Hollywood’s highest scored stoner flicks. While these cinematic gems can be enjoyed at any level of high (or not), many would argue they’re more fun in a stoned state of mind…
Cannabis culture and stoner classics tend to portray the male ‘dude’ archetype, but we are seeing more prominent female tokers in films like Booksmart and shows such as Broad City.
Prepare your munchies, get cozy on the couch and take a trip into hours of pure, weed-worthy entertainment.
The Big Lebowski (1998)
Two goons mistake ‘the Dude’ Lebowski (Jeff Bridges) for a millionaire Lebowski and urinate on his rug. Trying to recompense his rug from the wealthy Lebowski, he gets entwined in an intricate kidnapping case.
Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989)
Bill (Alex Winter) and Ted (Keanu Reeves) are high school buddies starting a band and about to fail their history class. They receive help from Rufus (George Carlin), a traveler from a future where their band is the foundation for a perfect society. With the use of Rufus’ time machine, Bill and Ted travel to various points in history, returning with important figures to help them complete their final history presentation.
‘Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle’ (2004)
Stoners Harold and Kumar figure that the only way to deal with the munchies is to indulge in the delicious burgers from White Castle. But their journey to the outlet is filled with crazy obstacles.
How High (2001)
Multi-platinum rap superstars Redman and Method Man star as Jamal and Silas, two regular guys who smoke something magical, ace their college entrance exams and wind up at Harvard. Ivy League ways are strange but Silas and Jamal take it in a stride – until their supply of supernatural smoke runs dry. That’s when they have to start living by their wits and rely on their natural resources to make the grade.
Pineapple Express (2008)
Dale (Seth Rogen), a pot-smoking process server, and his drug dealer, Saul (James Franco), must run for their lives after Dale drops his stash at the spot where they witness a corrupt cop and a drug lord murder scene.
Annie Hall (1977)
Alvy Singer (Woody Allen), a divorced Jewish comedian, reflects on his relationship with ex-lover Annie Hall (Diane Keaton), an aspiring nightclub singer, which ended abruptly just like his previous marriages. Annie Hall is perhaps one of our favourite weed-smoking characters of all time.
Dazed and Confused (1993)
In 1976 Texas, a bunch of teenagers celebrate the last day of high school by hazing freshmen, partying at a local pool, indulging in drugs and following it up with a keg party.
Perhaps best known for Matthew McConaughey’s first uttering of “Alright, alright, alright” and Milla Jovovich’s portrayal of a ganja goddess.
Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
Stacy Hamilton (Jennifer Jason Leigh) is an inexperienced teen interested in dating. Given advice by her uninhibited friend, Stacy gets trapped in a love triangle. Meanwhile, Stacy’s classmate Jeff Spicoli (Sean Penn), who lives for surfing and being stoned, faces off against Mr. Hand (Ray Walston), a strict teacher who has no time for the slacker’s antics.
Smiley Face (2007)
Jane (Anna Faris), a struggling and perpetually stoned actress, has a busy day ahead. She has several important tasks on her list, including buying more marijuana. Even though she already has a good start on the day’s planned drug use, she eats her roommate’s pot-laced cupcakes and embarks on a series of misadventures all over Los Angeles.
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
Raoul (Johnny Depp) is a journalist who along with his lawyer head to Las Vegas to cover the mint 400 motorcycle race. Soon pleasure overtakes work and they indulge in a variety of recreational drugs.